Category Archives: LGBT

Same-gender couples could create babies via stem cells

Researchers from Cambridge University and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science are claiming a stem cell research breakthrough that would allow a baby to be created from the skin cells from two adults, no matter their gender. This potentially allows for … Continue reading

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US establishes Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons

I could not be more proud to announce Randy Berry as the first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. We looked far and wide to find the right American official for this important assignment. Randy’s a leader. … Continue reading

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Managing Your Professional Identity During a Gender Change: Harvard Business Review

By Dorie Clark It can be complicated to change your name after getting married. With multiple social media accounts and years of Google search results behind you, it’s often a fraught transition for your personal brand, as I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Landmark study to track ‘pioneer’ generation of transgender children

Marlo Mack’s son was 3 years old when he told her very adamantly that he was not a boy, but a girl. Unsure what to do, Mack went in search of answers. She found little information online, her pediatrician knew … Continue reading

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Religious denominations friendly to same-sex marriage may protect gay youth from depression

Religious affiliation is generally a source of support, fostering resilience during difficult times. But religion doesn’t exactly have a reputation as a refuge for young gay people. That reputation may change for the better with new findings from researchers at … Continue reading

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Heterosexuals Have Egalitarian Views on Legal Benefits for Same-Sex Couples, Not on PDA

Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC, November 18, 2014 — A new study indicates that heterosexuals have predominately egalitarian views on legal benefits for — but not public displays of affection (PDA) by — same-sex couples. “We found that, for the most … Continue reading

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‘Gaydar’ study yields surprising results

Previous research has proven the ‘gaydar’ to be a real phenomenon. Reliable predictions of sexual orientation have been made simply by hearing a voice or seeing a face. This article in Cognition & Emotion asks who has better gaydar? Lesbian … Continue reading

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Transgender individuals are medically underserved: Harvard study

New Rochelle, NY, April 15, 2014—Transgender individuals are medically underserved and their healthcare needs incompletely understood in part because they represent a subpopulation whose health is rarely monitored by U.S. national surveillance systems. To address these issues, a new study … Continue reading

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